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the globe started with president obama sending out a tweet commenting on miles", here he comes". milano says" if you need a good cry, this is the way to do it". bravo san francisco and the wish and all other parties involved and of course san francisco's san francisco is now trending of this story, check out on the slide show on and you can join the conversation on our facebook page. >>> now, bart dispute, one section here gives workers 6 weeks of paid medical leaves, bart management says they never intended to agree with that. union leaders say it was bart negotiators that presented that section. >> you must stand behind of what you signed. it was hard negotiations, it was not done over night. >> we got to figure out who messed up first and figure out how do deal with it. >> bart board of directors is scheduled to vote next thursday but that vote can be delayed. we talk to a labor lawyer today using conservative numbers and we assumed that the average members get $100, 000 paid and benefits per year. the 6-week leave would cost bart money and more than 2500 union members and th
major merger. what it means for the cost of flying. plus....president obama heads to the buckeye state. how the administration is addressing new revelations over healthcare. and.... why hollywood is hitting the pause button on a flick about wall street. first business starts now! you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning!it's thursday, november 14th.i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the stockmarket is the stock market is back to record breaking.the dow and s&p 500 made all time highs during yesterday's trading session.the blue chips added on 71 points, the nasdaq 46 and the s&p closed up $2 and oil by 72 cents. a tesla plant fire in california -- reportedly injured 3 workers caused the stock to tumble $2 dollars, but later bounced back.the workers are--- okay? cisco had a miss on revenue- along with a profit slip. the stock fell more than 3% after the close. and the nation's deficit is shrinking.the shutdown and sequestration cuts assisted in reducing the deficit between government spending and revenu
did. he just did it. >>> an opposite sides of the world, president obama and hussein hurani prayed. but there's sharp criticism from israel and those in power in washington, d.c. there were hand shapes all around when the landmark deal. in exchange the west eases about $7 billion worth of the economic sanctions crippling the islamic republic. for now the main sanctions remain. iran's newly elected president hailed the deal. >> cracks have been made in the regime of sanctions and as time pass it is cracks will grow wider. >> reporter: but israel's prime minister called out against the accord calling it a mistake. >> israel will not bound by this agreement. we cannot and will not allow for a regime that calls for the deinstruction of israel. >> reporter: the words hinted at a threat of an israeli break down. the skepticism was echoed by some u.s. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. >> we are very concerned as to whether iran will live up to even these commitments. >> we trusted the iranians before on nuclear issues and what have we gotten for it. >> reporter: if iran is caught tryi
and visitors got a surprise. the white house released this picture of president obama and the first lady michelle obama greeting people in the blue room. now the white house is open for tourer, three day as week. >>> marvel comic is introducing a new hero. she's a muslim, her super power is thy to change shape. the creator say that she will fe issues like many teams like the muslim family. >>> starting today, 49ers fans will have the chance to buy their seats. that includes shipping and non season ticketholder will get their opportunity next month. niners fan should note that -- returning to practice. the team has 21 day to either place him on practice or adding him to the season. thank you for making us your choice for news. i am gasia. our coverage continues at 10 p.m.. tmz is up next on tv 36. thank you. we all have our little tricks. mom swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game. [ female annou
corruption and keeping up with global demands for an educated workforce. president obama admits-- his administration "underestimated the complexities" of creating the website. he commented about the troubled website during an interview at the wall street journal's ceo council conference.the president adds he should have anticipated the lack of help from both side of the aisle that was need to overhaul health care. he adds that, the government's system for selecting contractors for i-t projects is not very efficiient and is the root of the problem. a senior member of the obama administration was questioned about the rocky roll out on capitol hill tuesday. calise: what this report talks about is chaos at cms. nobody is in charge. waxman: is it accurate to say that cms is getting the website up and running? chao: yes. of course we are working around the clock to fix our performance issues so that the vast majority of users have a smooth experience with the site by the end of the month. lawmakers also learned the still needs a system for taking in consumer p
. president obama laid a wreath at john f. kennedy's grave site. president kennedy's only grandson was also the ceremony. friday marks the 15th anniversary of the kennedy asass -- the 50th anniversary of the assassination. >>> and showing the moments of leading up to the gruesome death of a man. he was struck by a car and then a second car dragged his body. ken prichard explains where people wary of the intersection where he was hit. >>> showing edwin andrews walking on his cane. moving toward broadway. then into the street. what we won't show you is the moment of impact. 42-year-old andrew suffered from a lifelong disability. neighbor robin knows him and now the familiar story of this stretch. >> too many of my friend diamonds block within one year. >> how many people? >> three. >> reporter: it was dark when he was hit. it was also dark when randy was hit by a hit and run driver just a block from here. >> lost lower part of my lung, right kidney and half my liver. >> reporter: his scar a reminder about day about a year ago he almost died. >> two weeks later my friend got hit same spot. an
it will not allow people to keep their cancelled policies for an extended period of time. president obama had proposed allowing people to keep those policies for another year even if they don't meet the required coverage of the affordable care act. 1million californians got cancellation notices. a board member told us that an extension would only complicate matters. >> if i thought for a minute that delaying it we could solve some of the problems i would delay it but i actually think it's going to make a bad situation worse. >> reporter: covered california says more than 79,000 people have signed up since the health exchange opened october 4th. mostly 55% are 45 and older. the program needs younger people in the risk pool for it to work as planned. >>> the city of oakland announced $15 million settlement with an immigration assistance company accused of fraud. the city attorneys barbara parker says american legal services promised to help people get legal residency or citizenship. but instead charged people high fees and in some cases even under mined their applications. >> they stole thousan
the obama administrations response to the attack. meanwhile--, a 60 minutes reporter now admits her report on the administration's role was not accurate. as ben bernanke winds down his term as fed chair. he's making it clear the fed has power as a "crisis fighter." bernanke addressed the banking topic of "too big to fail" friday at a conference sponsored by the international monetary fund. bernanke says the federal reserve is drafting rules to close large insolvent banks "without" destroying the entire u.s. financial system. bernanke believes that "not" having a systematic process in 2008 left the regulators with the "terrible choices of a bailout or allowing a potentially destablizing collapse. on the heels of a strong jobs report for the month of october. president obama "questioned" whether the hiring spree "could" have been stronger. "there is no question that the shutdown harmed our jobs market. the unemployment rate still ticked up. and we don't yet know all of the data for this final quarter of the year, but it could be down because of what happened in washington. now that makes
@ >>> president obama took some time away from his family to call 10 minutes of the u.s. military from the oval office. the white house released this photo of the president on the phone. president obama thanked them for their service and wished them and their families a happy thanksgiving. the recipients of the calls weren't revealed. president obama expressed his gratitude for all the men and women serving in the military and the first americans. >> we give thanks for the men and women who set sale nearly four centuries ago risking everything at the chance for a better life and people already hear. our native american brothers and sisters. >> some conservatives were angry president obama made no mention of god in the address. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness to endure tremendous hardships that we're able to be at home with our families this holiday season. >> south carolina senator delivered the republican thanksgiving address focusing on his gratitude for the military. and he did mention god. >> on this day, ktvu's mike found many people who are thankful for
of convenience. >>> new figures indicate of the obama administration has fallen short under the affordable healthcare act. last week, 40-50, 000 people signed up for the insurance of the marketplace. >>> the state of hawaii is one signature away from becoming a legalized of same-sex marriage. hawaii's governor says he will sign the bill. >>> actor alec baldwin cried while testifying at the trial of a woman who was stalking him. he said. she also showed up at his home and he yelled he's lying receiver times during the testimony. she says they had a romantic relationship and he denies it. >>> the san francisco's 49ers today parted ways. niners fans will remember willig game, he over came the adversity to knock three touchdowns last year. the 25-year-old san jose native is expected to be playing by another team perhaps as soon as tomorrow. >>> architects today showed off of a new streamline design. david stevenson reports the team hope of the arena can help reflect criticism. >> the arena is built next door. the staff here is expecting a long run out fight. >> anything that has to be done wit
to the mobile device and enable hand free communication. it detects when the user is lying. >>> president obama today paid tribute to arlington national cemetery. >> the president laid the reef at the tomb of the unknown and stood for the playing of the song. one group of veterans expanding in numbers and more and more women are coming home from the recent wars. veterans group are actively seeking for women to join them. >> a line of veterans stood in the hanger today to be recognized for their service, all men but the veteran in the center, her name is toni. >> i have been proud of the fact that i served in the military. >> she says it is long been true, at veterans gatherings, she's one of the few women in the room. >> it makes me sad, last year there was two of us. >> the time are changes, more than 11% of iraq and afghanistan veterans are women. >> not many of them join but we are trying to get them. >> the commander says there is a push onto recruit women veterans and the vfw says there is 1. 3 million members about 7% are women of a number that's doubled in recent years. >> while growing
of december the dow would have recorded its best year in a decade. >>> president obama is scheduled to visit california. the visit comes after the botched roll out of the health care law. just as the president's approval rating has hit a new low. >> reporter: even if he doesn't stop by for a sandwich. nina los is excited to see the president. >> very exciteing to see the president, i hope i stay open. >> reporter: nina's cafe living across the street from the jazz center. crews today put up no parking signs after organizers raised eyebrows by cutting some ticket prices in half. seats were marked down to $500. >> it's great to be able to offer them to folk who is want to see the president and want to support him but don't have the capacity to pay a four figure plate -- them to folks who want to see the president. >> reporter: the private appearance at the betty ong recreation center. >> all of us who give him checks always encourage him to do something like that but he has the hardest schedule in the entire planet. >> he is trying to resuscitate the broad comprehensive immigration form that w
is struck with iran, limiting that country's ability to create nuclear weapons. >> president obama tonight welcomed that landmark deal between world powers and iran, over tehran's nuclear program. >> the president said the deal would cut off iran's most likely paths to a bomb and was the result of an unprecedented sanction and intense diplomacy. >> today that diplomacy opened up a new path towards a world that is more secure, a future in which we can verify iran's nuclear program is peaceful and that it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> today's deal was reached after marathon bargain sessions which bought u.s. secretary of state john kerry. >> intense talks in geneva coming to a close as a deal has been reached. iran has agreed to limit key parts of its nuclear program in exchange for reducing economic sanctions placed on the country. >> we will refrain from imposing new sanctions and alout iranian government access to a portion of the revenue that they have been denied through sanctions. >> i hope as we go along, we can start restoring the lost confidence. >> six countries includin
president obama gets an ear full in san francisco. the president put on the spot of today's visit bay area, he hopes to build the immigration reform bu interrupted with the guests, our david stevenson is now live with the top story. >> with the san francisco's state grad students angry of federal policies of immigrations. >> the easy way out is to try to yell and prefend that i can do something by violating our laws. >> on the president's last visit to the bay area on june 6th tracking his approval nationwide at 62% and disapproval at 32%. by last friday those numbers flipped with 39% approving of his performance and 54% of disapproving. at the national fundraiser this afternoon hundreds turned out to greet the president. >> we would have had a bigger if we knew about this in advance. >> organizers cutting upping up the prices of the thousand dollars seats in half. >> well, he basically said that we need to keep ongoing and change is not easy, it is hard to implement. >> the president left to bay area this afternoon traveling los angeles for several democrat fundraisers. in san francisco d
to delay the $68 billion project for months or longer. >>> president obama is put on the spot during a policy speech today in san francisco. the president wanted to turn up the heat on congress applying pressure in a push for immigration reform. >> but it turns out he's the one who felt the heat from a student at san francisco state. heather holmes is here now with more on the young man who caused the president to go off script today. >> that's right, frank. when ktvu asked that student protester about his outburst, he said he was courageously speaking up when he urged the president to immediately halt deportations saying his own family had been separated. president obama may be relieved this trip to san francisco was a quick one. >> most importantly we will live up -- >> my family is separated. >> most importantly we will live up -- >> after an invited guest at a chinatown speech put him on the defensive. >> that's exactly what we're talking about here. >> every single day. >> that's why we're here. >> the appearance at the chinese recreation center was supposed to feature president
president obama launches a plan to attract investors from abroad. in today's cover story..... why the public sector is going on a hiring spree.... and... how to sidestep some of the biggest holiday travel traps... plus.... in traders unplugged-- the guys tell us whether investing in digital money is worth the risk. first business starts now! good morning! it's friday, november 1st. in today's first look: stocks continue to drop. for the second session in a row the market fell. yesterday, the dow lost 73 points, the nasdaq 11, s&p 6. gold tumbled 27 dollars and oil 53 cents. still it was outstanding october. the s&p rallied 4.5% the nasdaq up 3.9% and dow up 2.8% amoung earning after the close-- aig and first solar. aig shares fell 3% on earnings that topped estimates but the sales number fell shy of estimates. first solar-- doubled profits and raised its outlook that stock shot up 7% as we wrap up the week, lincoln ellis of green square captial joins us now from the floora semigroup to talk about today's market action a hand what is your outlook for november? > well november will
.according to the wall street journal fewer than 50-thousand have successfully enrolled. the obama administration had hoped that by this time 500-thousand would have enrolled. the administration is expected to release its own enrollment numbers this week. president obama is naming a new head to the commodity futures trading commission. his pick is timothy massad, who spent the past three years running the government's troubled asset relief program, better known as tarp. the president used the nomination as a chance to call on congress to completely fund the commodity futures trading commission. the current cftc head is due to depart in january.massad's nomination requires confirmation by the senate. the supreme court will decide a case related to bernie maddoff scandal. according to usa today the high court will decided whether jp morgan chase and other banks should pay for not taking a more aggressive approach against madoff's multi billion dollar ponzi scheme. the securities investor protection corporaiton argues investors should be part of the funds that are recovered from the scam. sea world i
a stable outlook. president obama is calling on his supporters today. following a rocky start to the massive insurance overhaul, the president said he'll hold a conference call with supporters today to discuss immigration reform, healthcare and more. meanwhile, both sides of the aisle are looking for a fix in light of the recent changes to obamacare. friday, the president met with insurance executives to brainstorm ways to fix the current situation. the president met with insurance executives to brainstorm ways to improve the current situation. " because of choice and competition, a whole lot of americans who've always seen health insurance out of reach are going to be in a position to purchase it. and because of the law, we're also going to be able to provide them help even if they are still having trouble purchasing that insurance. but they've got to know what those options are in order to be successful." also on friday, the house passed a bill that would let insurance companies sell through next year health care plans that do not comply with the health care law. the pres
obama's fed chair nomiee-- janet yellen... "the ayes have it, the nomination is therefore reported favorably to the full senate" the senate committee voted 14 to 8 yesterday to move yellen forward in the confirmation process. she could become the first woman to lead the federal reserve. 3 republicans broke ranks to vote in favor of her nomination: bob corker of tennessee, mark kirk of illinois and tom coburn of democrat, senator joe manchin the third of west virginia cast a no vote.yellen is likely to continue the fed's current economic stimulus of bond buying.she should breeze through the senate.yesterday the senate set new rules that will mean fewer fillibusters that block nominations. the treasury department's announcement that it'll sell off it's remaining shares of general motors stock by the end of the year marks the end of a government bailout begun during the depths of the recession.our cover story looks at whether it was money well spent or good thrown after bad. the treasury department plans to sell its last 31-million shares of g-m stock, two-point-two perce
resumed today and visitors got a vip surprise. the white house released these pictures of president obama and michelle obama welcoming people to the tours. right now there's only enough money allocated for the tours until june. >>> a piece of history for sale, how you can take home part of candle stick park after it closes for good. >> bill martin tracking changes in our weather. he's back with his complete forecast. >> and in ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. when ouwe got a subaru.s born, it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) motor trend's two thousand fourteen sport utility of the year. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> we have
. >>> president obama said he is trying to fix the botched roll out of the affordable care act today he proposed a solution to a problem that's been haunting him. the president said he wants people losing their insurance to be allowed to keep their health plan for another year even if those plans don't comply with the new law. president obama repeatedly promised if people could keep their plans if they liked them. he also admitted he fumbled the roll out. >> but we always knew this was going to be hard. there's a reason why folks who have tried to do it for 100 years and hadn 't done it. and it's complicated. >> reporter: tomorrow the house is scheduled to vote on a republican bill that allows people to keep their health plans even if they don't comply with the law. the senate is considering a democratic sponsored bill to reinstate similar coverage permanently. premiums could go up. >>> state attorney general camela harris shut down 10 health care website that is were made to look like california's but she says are deceptive. one of those had been highlighted here on ktvu. the first one is cover
news. >> way to go miles, way to say gotham. >> reporter: everyone president obama got in on the bat kid saga. the president recorded that message to cheer on miles the cape crusader. >>> and the headline in the chronicle reads bat kids saves city. the edition is complete with stories and photos of bat kids heroic actions throughout gotham. the chronicle is actually reprinting an updated version for tomorrow's edition. >>> you can go to to watch all of bat kid's adventures. our web team has posted unedited video. just scroll down and look under hot topics. >>> at 10:30, holy empathy. our deborah villalon speaks to a psychologist, it all has to do with the brain. >>> area weekend is upon us. here comes the weather system that's coming from the north. we've talked about it it's a cold weather system it's a dry weather system. the main impact around here it's going to be cooler nights obviously and cooler days. daytime highs next couple of days. not in the 70s as they have been but they're going to be more in the 60s. low 60s and mid-60s as best. and what you're looking at is
be confirmed by the full-senate, despite g-o- p members' threats to block her nomination. president obama admits he "fumbled" the launch of the affordable care act. we fumbled the ball in terms of the rollout.' but we always knew this was going to be hard. there's a reason why folks who tried to do it for 100 years and hadn't done it. at an event in ohio-- the president told the crowd-- health care is a problem he wants to solve. and he's not willing to go back to the old system. as a fix to the new program. the president says consumers can keep their current medical coverage through 2014 and it does not have to meet the coverage requirements under the new law. the president also says will be able to handle the "majority" of users by the end of november.-- but not all. house speaker john boehner says the only way to fix obamacare is to repeal it. some health insurance companies also responded that presiden't changes to the law could result in higher premiums for consumers. lockheed martin is cutting jobs as u-s military spending slows down the defense contractor pl
and hopeful that they will meet the target of $5,000 enrollees or more by the end of march. the barack obama administration released the numbers for the affordable health care act and less than an teuspateed. overall, 106 people signed up. they hoped that half a million people will be enrolled by now. >>> a memo is raising concerns about radiation on treasure island left behind for when the island was a navy base. today we found a survey team looking for hot spots in common areas near where people live. the memo says in march, a similar inspection found an object so radioactive 1 hour's exposure could cost burns or hair lots. >> that information had been shared with treasure island development authority as well as with residents of the island back in march and april this past year. >>> treasure island director says so far there is no indication of anything that could endanger the people for the people there. >>> the clock is ticking for the facility. the state says the company is improperly storing toxic medals and order today it to clean up the property. we are live now in richmond. >> here
now have that video and say they're investigating the attack. >>> president obama marked this veteran's day at arlington memorial cemetery. >> reporter: the president layed a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. he said america's longest war the war in afghanistan is soon coming to an end and he said americans must never forget the men and women who have served in the military. >> on this hillside of solemn remembrance and in veterans halls and in proud parades across america, we join as one people to honor a debt we can never truly repay. >>> president obama honored officer overton. listen to this. he survived the attack on pearl harbor and then went on to fight at okinawa and iwogima. >>> tonight two investigates millions of the dollars in medical malpractice settlements involves veterans. here's ktvu's ken pritchett. >> reporter: this is mackey. he died a veteran but long after he served his country. >> he came into the hospital for a very treatable condition and unfortunately never left. >> reporter: attorney niley dorret represented mackey's family. mackey went into the v.a. hospi
details on that typhoon disaster. the obama administration said it made aid available to provide immediate assistance with clean water, sanitation yawn health care, u.s. aid which is the lead u.s. agency for international humanitarian response has sent a team to assess which areas need the most help. a typhoon relief drive is set for tomorrow in the bay area organized from pachter pearls in san bruno. group is collecting canned and dried goods as well as baby food, shravanoo and toothpaste to send to the affected area. >>> tonight typhoon haiyan is heading for vietnam and here is a view of massive storm from the international space station. our meteorologist mark tamayo joins us with more on storm's current palk. >> that typhoon right now half as strong as what it was two days ago. you can see the satellite and overall weakening process. it's not as organized as you see typhoon powerful. winds right now 100 miles per hour, that is sustained moving to the west-northwest at 20 miles per hour. the line you can see here is the path of the structive path over the past few days with the superty
, more than three weeks ago, calls from brokers keep coming. president obama will be on the west coast this week. today-- the president is expected to make a speech about the importance of passing immigration reform. he will speak from a parks and recreation center in san francisco's china town.. then on tuesday-it's on to hollywood where he will likely talk about job creation in the movie and tv industry with a stop at dreamworks animation home of the hit film shrek. the president is also planning fundraising stops in california. one report says tickets to his events are selling at a discount. hiring is picking up nationwide. job postngs and hiring rose to five year highs in september. help wanted postings increased 69-thousand to 3.9 million , the most since march of 2008. hiring jumped 26-thousand to 4.6 million, the most since august of 08. the hottest hiring is in construction, retail, trade, transportation, and professional and business services. jp morgan will pay that record $13 billion dollars settlement by in a mortgage securities scandal . bank of america could also pa
. >>> president obama spent his day in southern california telling them their business is important to u.s. economic interest at home and abroad. southern california's entertainment industry is an engine that provides hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs. >>> it took a matter of seconds a significant amount of diamonds during a smash and grab robbery. a masked man walked in at about 5 yesterday evening and used a tire iron to break a display case and grabbed all he could. described the man of being in his 20s with a white mask, gloves and. >>> for the holiday season managers say they have security officers who don't appear to be shopping. victims need to be aware of what's going on around them. >> we are using our smart phones. we are talking and texting while we are talking. you need to think about your surroundings. >> you can help avoid break ins by keeping your purchases with you. >>> trouble in toy land according to watch dog groups released it's 28th annual report on toy safety. found toys for sale with elevated they can harm children's hearing and parts so small they can lea
while democrats are calling for $4 billion in cuts.this week the obama administration put out report that supplemental nutrition assistance program kept close to 5 million people out of poverty last year. profits from the banking sector declined in the lastest quarter.banks earned $36 billion from july to september. down $1.5 billion from the third quarter of 2012.the fdic blames the brunt of the decrease in profits from a $4 billion dollar increase in money spent on litigation. the fdic is not naming names. but it rhymes with "shmorgan" ford is recalling its escape crossover-utlity vehicle for the seventh time.the latest problems center around possible fuel and oil leaks that could cause fires. 13 fires have been reported.. none of the fires have caused injuries. in total nearly 175-thousand vehicles are a part of this recall. motorola is releasing its discount smartphone ahead of schedule..the moto g will arrive in stores about a month earlier than planned. motorola will sell the 179 dollar "contract free" smartphone starting next tuesday, just in time for christmas. still to com
responsibilities. this is not one of them [laughter] spothe. >> with that president obama granted a turkey named popcorn in a presidential parter and saving him from it doom fullface on this thanksgiving. popcorn is a 66 turkey to be granted a presidential pardon you will about his stated turkey farm in west virginia. >>> some hot wheels are going on display tomorrow in san francisco. the 56th annual international auto show opens tomorrow. carmakers including acura, ford, gm, maserati will be showing off there 2014 models. they're also concept cars on display that could be seen in years to come. the auto show runs through saturday. >>> big hair, cool shades, and a mustache. that's the dress code for an unusual youtube video from walnut creek police. three officers are growing mustaches as part of a fundraiser for prostate cancer awareness during the month of november. there also competing for best mustache honors on facebook. stomach thank you for making ktvu your choice for news will see you next time news breaks. our coverage continues with the 10:00 o'clock news tonight see here the man who
. many will be going home soon. >>> president obama expressed gralt tude gratitude for the men and women. >> we give thanks who spend their thanksgiving volunteering at a kitchen or joining a service project or bringing food and cheer to a lonely neighbor. that big hearted generosity is the central part of our american character. >> several were angry the president didn't mention god in his remarks. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness hard ships that were a able to be at home this holiday season. >> south carolina a lindsey graham delivered the republican address focusing on the grad tude for the military -- gratitude for the military and he did mention god. >> many people spent thanksgiving day outdoors. as mike reports on this day, we found several people who said they are thankful for this country, health, and more than anything, family. >> a sprinkle of sunshine dripped through the trees providing a reflection on a day many do just that. >> we are just thankful and we're just talking about that for family and health to be able to walk through these bea
been on hanger strike outside the white house. the president and mrs. obama sat with a dozen activists. the fast for families protesters had given up all food. they're giving up drinking water in hopes of urging congress to pass new imtbraition reform laws. the president has told the group it's not a question of whether immigration reform will pass, but how soon. >>> hear what plaid friday is all about. and a stunning achievement by a windchill-bound man. >> another cloudy day, but some patchy fog right now. the warmest day of the weekend, and the timing of major cooldown on the long-range weather map. ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. >>> thousands of people crammed into the san francisco union square for the lighting of the tree. it's adorned with 1100 ornament and 33,000 light. this is the 24th year for macy's tree lighting. macy's is trying
oracle, google, and red hat. the site had trouble handling signups. the obama administration promised to have it fixed by the end of november. >>> aldon smith could be back on the field next weekend after being reinstated to the active roster today. the 24-year-old was placed on the nonfootball injury list last month. he went to a treatment facility for substance abuse after being arrested and jailed on sus suspicion. he turned himself in to face weapons charges stemming from a house party last year. >> first game to be played at levi stadium won't be football, but soccer. earthquakes will host a seattle sounders next august for the debut of the 49ers new $1.2 billion stadium. earthquake season ticketholders will have priority for that game august 2. >>> thank you for making ktvu your choice for news tonight. we'll see you the next time news breaks. i'm gasia mikaelian. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news and tonight as children head outdoors, ensure sex offenders, stay indoors, we'll show you how they do it. keep in mind, we are always here for you at k
. it will affect applications and enrollment tools. the obama administration hopes it will be operating smoothly by the end of november. >> the dc circuit ruled the law interferes with the religious rights with business owners who are catholic. whether our government can force religious business owners to pay for abortion causing drugs or contraceptives. >> an employer shouldn't have the right to deny the people who work at that institution their right to follow their consensus. >> because of differing opinions from other circuits this may go to the u.s. supreme court. >>> cover california lost an insurer officials removed the alameda alliance for health because it didn't meet requirements. the east bay nonprofit said it is temple rarely. that leaves levin surers -- 11 insurers. >>> the bitter labor dispute. union members ratified a tentative agreement. both sides say they will benefit. members approved the deal. employees want a 15% pay hike with increased medical and pension contribution. but bart managers earned the right to change outdated work rules and introduce new technology. you will be
. walmart has worked in the past wtih first lady michelle obama to encourage americans to eat healthy on a food-stamp budget. shares of the container store nearly doubled on the first day of trading. shares priced above range at $18 late thursday and jumped to $36 at the open of friday's trade. the retailer raised $225 million in its ipo. the container store sells shelving, filing cabinets, storage bins, and other products to organize homes and businesses. it has no direct competitors other than discount chains such as walmart. shares of the container store closed at $36.22 more questions are being asked by federal regulators about trading and hiring practices at jp morgan chase. the u.s. department of justice along with other agencies are investigating the banks hiring in hong kong. the firm is also admits-- it's facing a probe into currency trading, possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates and it's connection to the bernie maddoff ponzi scheme. the investigations are in the early stages. jp morgan officials are cooperating with authorities. auto sales revved up in october. s
as the driver sped down the road and lost control causing the bus to flip over. >>> president obama offered apalagies today to americans who have to give up their current health insurance plans because of the affordable care act. he promised people wouldn't have to give up their plans if they didn't want to. >> i am sorry are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> on nbc news the president said he assigned his team to find ways to close the gaps in the law. republicans up their attacks. >>> the senate passed a bill outlining work place discriminations against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender but it may end there. it took the support of democrats and republicans for a final vote of 64-32. advocates call it a major victory. senate majority leader harry reid said 80% of americans believe it is against the law. >> well it isn't already the law but that is what they feel so let's just do what they already thinks exists. >> speaker of the house john boehner said it is not necessary and says he will refuse to allow it to come up for a vote. 22 states al
in today's jobs numbers. on capitol hill -- frustration is building behind closed doors. president obama met this week with a handful of senate democrats. the lawmakers are reportedly nervous about whether the less-than smooth rollout of the affordable care act's website will impact their re-election bids. senators begich of alaska and udall of colorado are two, anxious that fuming constituents in their states may take out their frustrations on them at the ballot box. however, white house spokesman jay carney says the president is not concerned that the technical glitches related to the affordable care act will affect next year's mid-term elections. goldman sachs is the latest bank to confirm its under investigation.investigators from the u.s. and europe are checking into suspicious foreign exchange trading at several major banks. jpmorgan chase, citigroup, barclays, ubs, deutsche bank and royal bank of scotland are also facing probes.usa today reports --it's believed regulator are examining evidence that bank traders used inside information for rate rigging. the banks are cooperating. t
" president obama will be in dallas today where he will meet with supporters who helped un- insured american's navigate the new health care website. technical problems with are still being called into question on capitol hill. yesterday, medicare administrator marilyn tavenner admited to a senate committee only a few consumers could create accounts in the first days the site went live. we have now resolved that issue. users can successfully create an account and go through the enrollment process. we are able now to process nearly 17,000 registrants per hour or five per second with almost no errors. well, i'm going to be blunt, because i really want this to be a success, and my job is to pinpoint solutions, not finger point, looking at a retro way. i think it is very confusing. senator barbara mikulski of maryland--says 73,000 people in her district are losing their health insurance because their policies don't meet the standards set by the affordable care act and will need to shop for insurance on the website. kentucky is on the sucess stories. with more than 1,000 reside
of trading. and health care enrollment numbers are due out this week from the obama administration. lincoln ellis of green square capital joins us now. he gets us up-to-date on the market action for the day. good morning to you lincoln. > >good morning angie. this is one hot market. do you see any signs of a slow down out there? > >not really. we made new highs across most of the major equity markets here in the united states and we seem to be peaking across europe. the only place it isn't is in the emerging economies and those have been back and forth. in terms of the end of the year, probably a little bit of melt up and then flatline for 2014. > >what about the bond market which reopens today. it was closed yesterday for veterans day and we just had the jobs number out on friday. will they be buying in bulk? > >3, 10, and 30 years are up for auction this week in the bond market. that combined with janet yellen's testimony up on the hill on thursday could put a bit of volatility into that bond market. keep your eyes peeled. > >what about the syria situation? are you seeing anything intensi
president obama asked him to be treasury secretary helping chart a course through the financial crisis. >>> new york is ready for a new mayor, bill deblasio is getting attention. the mayor-elect and his wife have shattered a barrier for politicians, a white man married to an african-american woman. it caused some tabloid attacks. one theme was to end new york's stop and fisk policy. >>> federal health officials gave the go-ahead to a vaccine for meningitis. the latest case on the campus was confirmed last week. that student is still in the hospital. >> i remember it was instant. she went from feeling almost fine to 103 fever. >> meningitis is rare in the u.s. and can be deadly. a vaccine is used in other parts of the world but has not been approved for widespread use in the u.s. a supply is being imported for use in princeton. >>> a southern california high school is considering a face lift for the mascot. the coachella arab drew a formal complaint. the district refuses to give up the name which dates from the 1920s but is gathering ideas of the appearance perhaps changing the mascot t
is schedule for tomorrow. >>> the obama association is tapping into silican talent to fix the problems with health the center for medicare and medicaid services says the high tech manpower will help solve issues to handle large scale operations. the government is promising that the site will be running properly by the end of next month. >>> our connective world is getting even more connected. now the faa is allowing passengers to use electronic devices. travelers had a universal reaction tonight. it's about time. deborah. >> reporter: it's a rule that frustrating passengers and some shrug at it. several passengers left their cell phone on when it was supposed to be off. but soon it won't matter anymore. >> when you can get diamonds and stuff. >> reporter: mind craft on his i pad mini kept robert entertained flying five hours today. >> it occupies his time really well. we're really looking forward to when we can play all the way through till the landing. how does that sound. >> reporter: for delta customers that day may be tomorrow. it's the first airline to clear the faa requ
the airport. in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> the obama administration says the fixes to the health care website were slow due to computer crashes but the experts working on the site say it is working faster now and should be running smoothly by the end of the month. only six people managed to enroll on october 1st and 3 million more tried to access it. the white house said those numbers are unofficial and it will release an accurate count in the next week. >>> alliance health has been removed. it was set up to offer no or low cost coverage to alameda residents. alameda alliance could get back into the exchange at some point. it was one of a dozen plans offered. >>> a mountain lion that attracted a lot of attention back in may when it was rescued from an acuaduct has now been killed by a cat. the big cat was known to researchers as 39m. it was caught, tagged then released. yesterday morning the cat was hit by a vehicle on highway 17 near vine hill road. researchers hoped to learn from its death and protect other animals. they're working with agencies to develop protective measures such
: president obama met with assurance executives on friday in hopes of getting their support to renew policy that is were cancelled. >>> new video of tonight shows the effect of typhoon haiyan as it surged through the philippine island. haiyan was the biggest typhoon ever to make land fall. >> we have to gather food. we have to gather water. we have to make anything out of anything that we have left. >> reporter: people in the devastated city waited for long lines to get rations of water and sardines. >>> here in the bay area relief efforts continue even though there's concern of what they're calling donor fatigue. raising funds and supplies here doesn't seem to be a problem. >> reporter: inside the church of st. isabela there were prayers for those lost. and outside the church on parish grounds an effort to render aid to the victims of typhoon. one of those tropping off supplies is azella metzger. >> my uncle was lost. thankfully they all survived. >> reporter: after more than a week of the disaster, news reports today suggested much needed aid is finally getting through. >> we've never see
up for the health insurance program. today, the obama administration announced the first official numbers. it said 106,000 people have selected health insurance plans in the first six weeks. the administration had hoped for half a million by now. here in california, the covered california website has been far more successful than the national website. an estimated 6 million californians still don't have health insurance. ktvu's allie rasmus tonight on the progress and why many people haven't signed up. >> reporter: when michelle boseman gets sick there's only one place for her to go. >> the emergency room of course. >> reporter: using the emergency room for regular healthcare is exactly what state and federal health officials don't want people to do. it's supposed to help the uninsured sign up for coverage under the affordable care act. she signed up, but didn't follow through. >> a hassle. i don't like the hassle. >> reporter: the cover california website went live on october 1. in the first month, 30,000 californians enrolled. since november, it's picked up with another 29,000 s
trip is scheduled through december 5th. >>> president obama's self- imposedded deadline for the health care website to be working, is almost here. by midnight tomorrow he has said he wants the government website to be working for most people, 80%. since it launched october 1st that site has been plagued with problems and teams of experts have been brought in to try to fix them. >>> developing news in scotland where a police helicopter crashes on to a pub. >> how these knock offs will >>> developing news from scotland a police helicopter has crashed on the a crowded pub. there are numerous casualties but are not saying if anyone is dead. three people were onboard the hell copper and an unknown number -- helicopter and an unknown number of patrons are trapped inside. witnesses say about 120 people were inside at the time. work is under way to try to prevent that building from collapsing. >>> as the holiday season heats up, experts say counterfeiters are working overtime, making phoney versions of popular gifts. what is being done to catch the fakes. >> it looks exactly like a regular set
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